Thursday, June 19, 2014

1st Symposium of the Cognitive Toponymy Project

Finally we can contemplate on Twitter first photos from the Cognitive Toponymy Project: http://cogtop.org/symposiums/symposium-1-2/



The Geographical and Mental Compass
University of Copenhagen
Wednesday 4th June 2014
Building 22.0.49 (Building 22, ground floor, room 49)

Cognitive Toponomy Project, 1. Symposium

The Geographical and Mental Compass.

Programme

  • 10:30 - 10:40  David Simmons – Welcome and presentation (symposium and network
Chair: Carole Hough:
  • 10:40 - 11:20  Henrik Hovmark – Cardinal directions – geographical, mental, and cultural
  • 11:20 - 12:00  Felix Ahlner – The Elfdalian River Compass
  • 12:00 - 13:10  Lunch break
Chair: Thomas Clancy:
  • 13:10 - 13:50  Bent Jørgensen – Direction and misdirection in Danish place-names
  • 13:50 - 14.30  Simon Taylor – Aa the airts: directional words in Scottish place-names
  • 14:30 - 14:40  Short break
  • 14:40 - 15:20  Justyn Salamon – Greenlandic absolute directions in urban areas
  • 15:20 - 16:00  Peder Gammeltoft – Where is our Hell? A study of direction in worlds-in-the-world concepts.
  • 16:00 - 16:30 Discussion
Many thanks to Prof. Peder Gammeltoft:


Peder Gammeltoft () discussing ancient maps: most important feature/area in centre

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Do not forget that the second symposium 
is to take place on October, 2014 !!!

Christianisation and the Standardisation of Cognitive 

Toponymy in Medieval Europe 

University of Glasgow